Professorship and Fellowship Programs Comparison

Eligibility Criteria Fellowship Academic  Professorship  Research Professorship
Academic title Professor/Associate Professor Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position (or similar) at one of the world's leading universities preferable Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position (or similar) at one of the world's leading universities preferable
Research work + - +
Academic degree Ph. D. and higher PhD or equivalent holders; for holders of Russian PhD: minimum 3 years of international experience in one of the world's leading universities PhD or equivalent holders; for holders of Russian PhD: minimum 3 years of international experience in one of the world's leading universities
H-index (depending on the field) from 10 preferrable H-index from 10 preferable H-index from 20 (total SJR of (co-)authored publications for the last 5 year from 30)
Lecturing in English - + Preferable
Courses lectured in English - Min 3 ECTS course Short-term courses of research-related lectures as a part of supervision process will be highly appreciated

Length of stay

 

Min two weeks

From 1 to 2 years with no less than 4 months per year in St. Petersburg.

2nd year extension is subject to mutual agreement between Research Professor and ITMO University.

Number of publications (in Web of Science and Scopus data bases) Min 4 n/a No less than 4 per year in collaboration with ITMO researchers (young scientists, PhDs and MCs preferable)
Cumulative SJR of the publications with ITMO affiliation: no less than 4 in the first year of the project and 10 in the second year of the project
Participation in the major international conferences as an invited speaker representing ITMO University Min 1 n/a No less than 1 in the first year, and 2 in the second year
Supervision of MCs or PhD students per year Min 3 n/a

• Supervision (co-supervision with ITMO professor) of master's thesis (with co-publishing of research results ): no less than 1 per year

• Supervision (co-supervision with ITMO professor) of PhDs’ theses (with co-publishing of research results ): no less than 2 for the duration of the project

Additional allowance for research (per year) 596 000 RUB (equivalent approx. to 9 300 USD)*  for participation in conferences and other travel expenses pertaining to research activity
 
n/a

Additional allowance: 600 000 RUB (equivalent approx. to 9 400 USD)* per year.**

* Additional allowance can be used:

• for purchasing equipment and materials required for the prospective research;

• business trips to major international conferences as an invited speaker (only round trips from/to St. Petersburg are acceptable);

• publishing fees in high-ranked open access journals

Please note: the money not used in the current year cannot be transferred to the consecutive year.

Salary 149 000 RUB per month
(equivalent approx. to 2340 USD)*

• Visa expenses, travel expenses (economy class), Accommodation expenses (standard, 4 stars) for the period of classes in St. Petersburg*

OR

• 170 000 RUB salary for the course** (equivalent approx. to 2675 USD)*

* We cover all of the above-mentioned expenses but not more than 170 000 RUB (equivalent approx. to 2675 USD)* for the course

298 000 RUB per month (equivalent approx. to 4680 USD)*, but no more than 2 605 000 RUB per year** (equivalent approx. to 41 000 USD)*

*According to USD to Russian Ruble exchange rate on August 15, 2016.

** Please note that the first day of work is the day of receiving of work permit in St. Petersburg or a date stated in the work contract.